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Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said Sunday that Iraqi forces "failed to fight" in Ramadi, which has fallen to Islamic State militants, adding the troops lacked the will to defend themselves. Carter said the city fell to the militants because Iraqi forces -- despite strength in numbers -- were not mentally ready for battle. "What apparently happened was the Iraqi forces showed no will to fight.
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Up to 10 inches of rain fell over 24 hours in parts of Texas, causing numerous evacuations and rescues Saturday night and Sunday, while a firefighter in northeast Oklahoma died after being swept away in floodwaters.